The UK Government published new guidance on 1st September 2020. With the end of the transition period fast approaching and given the limited information available to us, we attempt to clarify and foresee the implications that this will have on manufacturers of equipment that currently requires the CE Mark. Manufacturers who export into the EU single market will be...Read More
With Brexit imminent, given the limited information available to us, we attempt to clarify and foresee the implications that this will have on manufacturers of equipment that currently requires the CE Mark. If there is no deal, then the changes detailed in this newsletter will apply after 29th March 2019, if the ‘withdrawal agreement’ is accepted then the current CE...Read More
From 6 April 2012, the reporting requirement for over-three-day injuries to workers will change to over-seven-day injuries. From then, you must report work-related injuries where a worker has been incapacitated for more than seven consecutive days. You must still keep a record of the accident if the worker has been incapacitated for more than three consecutive days....Read More
The HSE will create a separate panel to challenge decision made by non-regulators that bring health and safety into dispute, so that they can be disproved.
An independent “challenge panel” promised in the government’s response to the Lofstedt review, has been established for businesses to contest health and safety enforcement decisions they believe are incorrect or disproportionate. HSE has confirmed a second panel will be formed to allow non-regulators’ decisions to be contested.The...Read More
From 6th April 2012 new legislation will be in place that will allow the HSE to cover costs from companies that do not comply with Health and Safety Legislation. This will be implemented as the Fee For Intervention (FFI) Scheme and the HSE are allowed to charge where they have had to intervene in a company who has breached health and safety legislation. A...Read More